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Paul Kruger

Paul Kruger - #99 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 02/15/1986
Birthplace Rexburg, ID
College Utah
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 25th pick by Ravens

Browns sign ex-Bears P McGee

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
The Browns signed P Richmond McGee on Wednesday. He replaces Reggie Hodges, who was placed on injured reserve with an Achilles injury.

Can Cribbs adjust, bounce back?

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
How Joshua Cribbs adjusts to the Browns' offensive scheme change and a major special-teams rules change bears watching.

Why 'Camp Colt' is a positive sign for Cleveland

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the workouts organized in part by Browns QB Colt McCoy speak to his leadership.

Texans sign FB Vickers to replace Leach

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Texans announced Wednesday that they have signed former Browns FB Lawrence Vickers, an unrestricted free agent.

Five key questions facing the Browns

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
PFW senior editor Mike Wilkening, who covers the AFC North, answers five key questions about the Browns entering the preseason.

Browns can hang around in AFC North

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening says the Browns' early schedule gives them a chance to stick around longer than expected in the AFC North race.

Browns 2011 pointspreads

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Here are pointspreads for all of the Browns' regular-season games. The Browns are favored in their season opener vs. the Bengals.

Browns agree with NT Taylor

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Browns and NT Phil Taylor, their first-round pick, agreed on a four-year contract.

Browns P Hodges out for season

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, Browns P Reggie Hodges suffered a season-ending torn left Achilles tendon on Tuesday.

Report: Browns agree with CB Patterson

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Browns and former Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson have agreed on a contract, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported Tuesday.

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
As you prepare for your fantasy drafts, here's a closer look at the Browns skill-position players. Players are ranked in order of when they should be considered.

Eagles deal Bunkley to Broncos, not Browns

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded DT Brodrick Bunkley to the Broncos for a 2013 draft pick on Monday, just days after the team thought it had completed a deal with the Browns for the player.

Holdovers, rookies to largely man Browns' new 4-3 scheme

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Browns are expected to handle the switch to a 4-3 defensive scheme with a large contingent of holdover vets from last season and some rookies.

Eagles deal Bunkley, re-sign LB Jordan

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Eagles continued making moves, as they traded DT Brodrick Bunkley and re-signed LB Akeem Jordan on Saturday.

DE Mitchell agrees to two-year deal with Browns

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Browns DE Jayme Mitchell has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the club, he told PFW Friday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
A person familiar with the agreement says Kruger, who led the Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens in sacks last season, has agreed to contract terms with the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Kruger and the club agreed to a five-year deal Tuesday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it has not yet been announced by the Browns. Kruger gives the Browns a proven pass-rusher as they transition to a new defensive system. He had 13 1/2 sacks last season, including two in the Super Bowl as Baltimore held off San Francisco to win the title.
Posted Jan. 10, 2010
The Baltimore Ravens have left Kruger inactive for their playoff game against the New England Patriots.||||||| Kruger, a second-round draft pick, has joined with Michael Oher and Lardarius Webb to make significant contributions as rookies this season. He played in the last eight games of the regular season and had an interception in overtime against Pittsburgh in the penultimate week.

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